Penn Center, Inc., Saint Helena Island

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  • July 29, 2017
    We were greeted by a woman at the counter. She told us to see the museum it was $7 each. Then if we wanted to we could buy a map of the grounds for $2. We thought we would see the museum first then go...  more »
  • July 16, 2017
    If you're interested in learning history of the Gullah, start here. So many artifacts, buildings, and knowledgeable people! For an even better experience, read the The Letters and Diary of Laura Towne...  more »
  • July 7, 2017
    Worth a trip to see this piece of Gullah history. They really need to spend a bit more on the marketing side of this historic gem. But worth a visit and they do need the support.  more »
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  • January 14, 2017
    Martin Luther King Jr had been a long time visitor to Penn went to church there .Penn center black heritage day is held there every year,arts and crafts and food locally grown and sold there live music it is very nice and you get to see and meet a new friend
  • September 22, 2016
    Summer of 63/64 a Lutheran Youth work group fixed up Penn Center. School was in bad need of repair, painting etc. Two weeks at Frog More were fantastic with kids from up and down East Coast. Approx. 22 girls and 15 boys were involved in schools repair. Not sure if this is correct but the "I HAVE A DREAM" speech was started there.
  • March 16, 2017
    Wonderful video, tour, and gift shop. Rich Gullah Heritage.
  • June 21, 2016
    The Penn Center recognizes a significant part of American history, specifically African American. Everyone who visits the area should give their support to the Penn Center. The museum myself is tiny, but the surrounding land feels like a trip back in time. Many thanks to the wonderful ladies in the gift shop who showed us kindness.
  • March 25, 2017
    An important part of American history that everyone should know about.

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